# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Bluefields (BEF)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Bluefields (Los Angeles International Airport – Bluefields Airport) is 2653 miles / 4269 kilometers / 2305 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Bluefields (BEF) is 3478 miles / 5598 kilometers and travel time by car is about 65 hours 8 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Bluefields.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Bluefields Airport (BEF).

## How far is Bluefields from Los Angeles?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Bluefields. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2652.621 miles
• 4268.980 kilometers
• 2305.065 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 2653.122 miles
• 4269.787 kilometers
• 2305.500 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Bluefields Airport
City: Bluefields
Country: Nicaragua
IATA Code: BEF
ICAO Code: MNBL
Coordinates: 11°59′27″N, 83°46′26″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Los Angeles and Bluefields is 2 hours. Bluefields is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 293 kg (646 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Bluefields (BEF).

Distance:
2653
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2653

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